Tag: Street Names

Lambrigg Place – Laurimar

One of our newer Estates, Laurimar, has a street called Lambrigg Place. I soon found out that Lambrigg was the name of a Parish in Westmoreland, England, but what was the Australian connection? A search through the National Archives database revealed that Lambrigg was the name of William James FARRER’s property. FARRER was the man who was interested in cross...

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Salicki Avenue – Epping

Salicki Avenue  Epping was perhaps one of our first multicultural Street names. It was named after SIMON SALICKI, a Polish Jew who left Poland in 1939 and arrived in Melbourne later that year. By 1947 Simon owned and operated a dairy farm just north of Childs Road and which straddled High Street. A letter received from his daughter Jenny BUCH...

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Tatlow Drive – Epping

On the block of land now occupied by the Epping Secondary College, there was a  two-storey bluestone house. Built by or for Richard Scale.  In 1947, the TATLOW family had purchased this property and lived there until the 1970’s when the Education Department bought the land from them. The bluestone house remained for a few years. It has long since...

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